This is the Arabic text and English translation of Ibn Serapion's important work on Mesopotamian geography. It appeared in two parts in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1895), pp. 1-76 and 255-316 accompanied by the scholarly comments of the translator, the renowned Arabist and historical geographer Guy Le Strange (1854-1933). Sections: 1. The Tigris; 2. The Euphrates; 3. Affluents of the Euphrates; 4. Streams flowing into these Affluents; 5. Canals between the Euphrates and the Tigris; 6. Canals of the Lower Euphrates; 7. Affluents of the Tigris; 8. Canals of the Tigris; 9. The Same Continued; 10. Canals of Eastern Baghdad; 11. Canals of Western Baghdad; 12. Canals of the Harbiyya Quater; 13. The Great Swamp; 14. The Blind Tigris; 15. Canals of Al-Basra; 16. Canals to the West of Al-Basra; 17. The River Dujayl; 18. Affluents of the Euphrates. Le Strange's extensive and detailed commentary transforms this work into an historical onomasticon, invaluable for the study of the cities along the Tigris, Euphrates, and their affluents including in historical western and southern Armenia, the Lake Van area, as well as in northern and southern Mesopotamia. Includes a detailed map. 144 pdf pages. Book digitized by Google, article extracted and uploaded by user Robert Bedrosian.